Back in the post Thin Lizzy days, Laurence Archer wrote and performed with Phil Lynott as Grand Slam. Sadly, Grand Slam was cut short in its prime, with Phil Lynott’s untimely death leaving a hole in the fabric of rock music to this day.Laurence went on to make his name playing with UFO but always..
AMORPHIS is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Due to the current situation, the band's official anniversary tour has had to be postponed, but no worries - to cheer their fans up, AMORPHIS will play two live-stream shows on June 3rd and 4th 2020. “Amorphis has received a lot of requests for live streaming, so..
Has Raised More Than $300,000 With Special “Atlas Falls” T-Shirt & Song Bundle Benefiting Non-Profit Humanitarian Aid Organisation Direct Relief This past Friday multi-platinum band Shinedown releases their new single Atlas Falls, sharing a message of optimism and faith in humanity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the lyric video below and pick up a copy of the single...
Voyager have announced that their album Colours in the Sun has recently been awarded the 'Best Hard Rock Album' award at the Independent Music Awards (USA). Drummer Ashley Doodkorte says this about the win: "At a time when we can't play any shows, go out and tour, or even get together and jam, finding out..
Following the success of their self-titled debut album, released last year on The Sign Records, Swedish retro rockers The Riven are back with a new tour planned for the Autumn. New material is also on its way, a follow-up album in the pipeline heralded by the release in August of a new double-A single -..
As the fourth part of a string of singles releases from his upcoming album Blues with Friends, Dion has just released I Got Nothin with Van Morrison & Joe Louis Walker. Says Dion about the song: “You know when you sit down and you want to write a song, but nothing comes to mind? I..
Bad Touch are a 5-piece classic rock band from Norfolk, UK. Most people see growing up in Norfolk as a disadvantage, but Bad Touch owe the core of their sound to their countryside surroundings. Those formative years of listening to the likes of Led Zeppelin, The Black Crowes, Free and Lynyrd Skynyrd whilst looking out..
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Ricky Warwick was cut from the cloth of a mill workers jacket. He has embraced no-frills, emotionally direct, pure music exemplified by such American influences as Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Woody Guthrie and Steve Earle. Being isolated at home due to the Covid-19 threat, Ricky has found the time to mine his creative soul..
July 2020, via Wymer Publishing, sees the publication of A Genesis In My Bed – the long overdue autobiography from guitar great and former member of Genesis, Steve Hackett. As with his music, Steve has written a highly detailed, entertaining and embracing tome that charts his life in full, but with a firm emphasis on..
Legendary singer-songwriter Dion simply doesn't know how to age! He's been creating hits since the 50's and has continued his career pretty much non-stop for the following 60 (yes, 60) years, focussing over the last ten years or so on straight blues. The list of his friends is equally legendary, and he's been working hard..